About Compassion defined is “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.” Big Momma’s House is not just a home for the homeless. It is a home of hope, new beginnings and change. Our supportive housing will assist those whom are experiencing homelessness become self-sustaining and healthy in all areas of life; physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our goal is to provide programs that offer our residents immeasurable opportunities to regain their independence and become contributing members of society. Big Momma’s House is not a “handout” program – It is a “hands-up” program. Our goal is to teach our residents to respect themselves and others by using a structured lifestyle which encourages responsibility and strong work ethics. What to expect when applying for residency… Once our facility is open, our intake process will take place at our main office. When applying you will: provide a photo I.D., be alcohol and drug free, have a general health exam, and not be a convicted sexual offender. The intake process is very thorough and can take approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. As it is our mission is to provide safe, comfortable, supportive housing to our residents; therefore, NO illicit drugs, alcohol or weapons will be allowed at Big Momma’s House. Big Momma’s House will serve the community without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, or any other discriminatory ideals.